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古代
Readings
こだい
kodai
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
ancient timesles temps anciensдревнийalte Zeit, Vorzeit, Urzeit, Altertum, Antike (in Japan Zeit vom Yamato-Hof bis Nara- und Heian-Zeit)

Kanji
ON: KUN: ふる.い, ふる-, -ふる.す
old

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: か.わる, かわ.る, かわ.り, か.わり, -がわ.り, -が.わり, か.える, よ, しろ
substitute, rate, charge, generation, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., age, period, replace, convert, change, fee

Example sentences
古代インカの時代に、アメリカ大陸でもっとも大きい都市であった。Parts: 古代 (こだい), 時代 (じだい), アメリカ大陸 (アメリカたいりく), 最も (もっとも), 大きい (おおきい), 都市 (とし), であるIn the days of the ancient Incas, it was the largest city in America.

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